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of fracking, it's not a threat. >> fracking has been used in the united states for decades, and it was developed quite a long time ago to do exactly what we do now with the natural gas. >> well, not exactly. frackers used to just drill straight down. >> and they've now turned the drill bit at a 90-degree angle once it's hit the bottom. >> that's called "horizontal fracking." some claim this might actually cause small earthquakes. another issue is what's being pumped into the rock to force out the gas. new mixes of sand, water and chemicals are being used. critics claim those mixes may be more dangerous. >> ♪ with names like benzene and formaldehyde ♪ ♪ you better keep it far away from the water supply ♪ >> these companies are using highly toxic and, in some cases, chemicals that are known human carcinogens, which means chemicals that cause cancer. >> some believe that fracking too close to schools is causing problems. >> in states all across this country, where kids are coming home from school after playing during recess or during after-school sports practices, comp
sounding a new alarm over the growing threat of cyber attacks on the united states, claiming that america's enemies could launch cyber assaults just as destructive as the terrorist attack of 9/11 but warning... >> potential aggressors should be aware that the united states has the capacity to locate them and to hold them accountable for their actions that may try to harm america. >> fearless felix baumgartner breaking the speed of sound... >> jumper away. >> ...reaching a maximum speed of nearly 834 miles per hour during a record-breaking skydive from the edge of space. wearing a pressurized suit, he jumped from a space capsule 24 miles above earth. during his four-minute free fall, baumgartner began to spin rapidly but quickly regained control and moments later opened his parachute before landing on his feet, the extreme athlete smashing a number of records -- highest free fall, fastest free fall, and the highest manned balloon flight. for "teen kids news," i'm jamie colby, "fox news channel in the classroom." >> america's first space shuttle has a new home, and brandon has the story. >>
. >> i think it's neat how the city almost encourages it, 'cause in the united states, graffiti is more of a -- it's kind of looked at as not an art form. but in prague, all over the city, it's accepted as an art, which i think is interesting. >> graffiti has a special place in the hearts of people here. under communism, speaking out against government was forbidden, so graffiti was a form of political protest. when john lennon was killed in 1980, young people again turned to graffiti. to them, lennon stood for peace and artistic freedom. writing on the wall helped them express their sadness over his death as well as their own yearning to be free. although the authorities tried to stop the graffiti, they couldn't. >> under communism, they'd paint it every night to squash the protesting, and it would be interesting because they would continue to come back every day and still write. >> now the czech republic is a free country. people can say and write what they want. the lennon wall has become a popular place where everyone, including reporters from "teen kids news," is welcome to leave t
competition. this report is brought to you by toshiba. >> they came from all across the united states and canada with ideas ranging from new ways to treat cancer to shoulder pads that cool overheated football players. these kids took top honors at exploravision. it's a science competition sponsored by toshiba in partnership with the national science teachers association. >> when we started 20 years ago, we said, maybe this is something that kids can do that will engage them in science and math and engineering, and 20 years later, we continue to be absolutely thrilled with young people. >> and these little crystals here, they react to pressure. >> winners get scholarship money for themselves and tech equipment for their schools. >> too often, science is about "what did you learn?" and "what did you memorize?" and stuff. that's not what science is about. >> that's why toshiba exploravision stresses innovative thinking and problem solving. >> one of the things that really appeals to me about the exploravision competition, it is not, if i may, just science. it's engineering. you have to d
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